C. Caster Semenya – athletics

She has been a revelation for SA following her heroics in all competitions. She smashed the women’s world 600m record in Germany in August 2017. She lit the Olympics in Brazil where she has been the winner of each race she takes part in. Even locally she has been the record breaker in the 300m, 400m and 1500m in June this year at the ASA Durban Championships.

  • 13 August 2017: 800m IAAF World Championship, London; Gold – 1:55.16sec (PB, and x 3 defended)
  • 10 August 2017: 800m XXX1 Olympic Games, Brazil; Gold-1:55.28sec
  • 24 August 2017: 600m Germany, Gold 1:21.77sec (World record)



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